Kitchen Planner tools and softwares are time savers when it comes to design your own kitchen
When we were planning our kitchen I did a lot of research on the Internet to look for a kitchen planner tool or software.
Unfortunately I could not find one that did all I needed and for free. Consequently we had to combine several resources available out there to plan our kitchen. Below is the list of free resources we used as our kitchen planner aid.
photo credit: Daniele Muscetta
- Bunnings DIY Kitchen planner. It’s a free online tool. You can design simple shape kitchen and put in cabinets. It’s simple to use but features are limited.
- IKEA Australia Home Planner software has a module to design your kitchen with their products. You need to install a plug-in in Firefox and start placing cabinets in the kitchen. Dimensions use the metric system
- Floorplanner.com is what we used the most to design our kitchen. It is not a specific kitchen design software as it’s more a floor plan tool but it does allow more flexibility than the two other. You can resize cabinets to your custom dimensions whereas Ikea only caters for their products that have their own fixed dimensions. With Floorplanner.com you can also view your kitchen design in 3D
- Envisage tool at Studiom.com.au is another tool we use to have a feel of different kitchen colour schemes.
Read here for tips about planning your new kitchen.
What kitchen planner do you use?